California

  • Mojave National Preserve

    by Amanda February 25, 2016

    Despite its proximity to both Las Vegas and Los Angeles, the Mojave National Preserve is a seldomĀ visited area. In fact, most people have either never heard of it, or get…

  • Joshua Tree Boondocking

    by Amanda February 17, 2016

    Three winters ago we went on a day trip through Joshua Tree National Park. An entire day of driving took us through the park from south to north where we saw Pinto Mountain, strolled…

  • Things are wrapping up here in Anza Borrego. After three glorious weeks of basking in the desert sun, tomorrow we’ll be moving on…to more desert. It constantly surprises me how…

  • Good Times in Anza Borrego

    by Amanda January 11, 2014

    Whenever we stay in the same place for more than a week I always worry about what I’ll possibly blog about. Especially when it’s somewhere that we’ve already been. I…

  • Surf & Safari

    by Amanda December 24, 2013

    A visit to San Diego is not complete without a few trips to the beach. We’ve gotten in a good amount of beach time since arriving at the beginning of…

  • We have a visitor! Tim’s mom Carol traveled all the way from Connecticut to visit us for the holidays. We’re very excited that she’s here with us, and are having…

  • Home Improvements

    by Amanda December 21, 2013

    Spending an entire month in one location has given us the opportunity to complete some home improvement projects. A few long planned, and a few spur of the moment. First…

  • Sunny San Diego

    by Amanda December 13, 2013

    Hi everyone. Before I jump into sharing what we’ve been up to lately, we want to thank everyone who commented on the last post about Phineas. It means a lot…

  • Phineas

    by Tim December 8, 2013

    Earlier this week we said goodbye to our traveling companion and best buddy Phineas. Over the last few months old age caught up to him. It is terribly sad he…

  • Tuttle Creek Campground

    by Amanda November 8, 2013

    Not much happening around here this week. No pumpkin carving contests, hiking in the mountains, climbing on large boulders, or social gatherings. Just us working away at our computers like…

  • Hwy 395 – Lone Pine, CA

    by Amanda November 3, 2013

    Our next stop as we continue south on Hwy 395 is the tiny town of Lone Pine. It’s been over a week since we arrived in Lone Pine, and with…